Carolina Beach St. Patrick’s Day tradition has raised $500k for charity

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CAROLINA BEACH – In what has become one of the most popular, locally-driven St. Patrick’s Day traditions over the last decade, the 13th Annual Steve Haydu Lo Tide Run is set for Saturday, March 18. All proceeds from registration fees, sponsors and individual donors are distributed to local cancer victims in financial need. From the […]

After running from Virginia Beach to Wilmington, Ashley Horner is headed to Haiti for a 230-mile charity run

“Haiti has always been in my heart,” said Horner, a mother of three from Virginia Beach, who will be raising awareness and funds for the Maison Fortune Orphanage and Primary School in Hinche, Haiti.

Ashley Horner with children from the Maison Fortune Orphanage and Primary School located in Hinche, Haiti in December. (Photo courtesy Ashley Horner)

Five days. That is how long it took pro fitness competitor Ashley Horner to run from Virginia Beach to Wilmington, N.C., last year. But she wasn’t doing her best Forrest Gump impression. She embarked on the 280-mile journey to support the Unbroken Movement Foundation that she started, and to raise money for the Benefited Safe […]

Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer offers chance to give to charity through water bills

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — Now, paying your water bill could benefit others. The Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2GO is giving its customers the chance to help those in need when paying for service through its new initiative, “Operation Round Up.” Approved in August by the Board of Commissioners, the program will allow H2GO customers to round […]

Video: Kenzie Hansley shares the motivation behind the Miracle League Bomb Squad Home Run Derby

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WILMINGTON — The Third Annual Miracle League Bomb Squad Home Run Derby fundraiser was held on Saturday at BRAX Stadium PPD Miracle Field at Olsen Park in New Hanover County to help generate donations and awareness to the Miracle League of Wilmington. Port City Daily’s Joe Cats spend the morning hanging out with participants and […]

Donate stuffed stockings to the Brigade Boys & Girls Club for area children in need

The Brigade Boys & Girls Club is looking for stocking donations for area members. (Courtesy photo)

WILMINGTON — Help bring Christmas to some of the area’s children in need this year. The Brigade Boys & Girls Club is hosting its 2016 Stocking Drive to help make youth members’ holiday season a little brighter. Brigade is looking for members of the community to donate stocking stuffers for children between the ages of […]

“An Evening Ride on the Carousel” benefit to support Wilmington’s Carousel Center

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WILMINGTON — It will be a good time for a good cause when the Port City Design Group hosts a catered evening of entertainment. The Nov. 18 event will support the Carousel Center, a Wilmington group dedicated to supporting abused and neglected children. The non-profit children’s advocacy group opened downtown in 2000 and is accredited […]